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storm

(Barrage), noun assault, attack, battle, blast, blitz, blitzkrieg, blizzard, bombardment, clash, combat, commotion, conflict, confusion, disquiet, embroilment, eruption, excitement, explosion, fight, flare-up, imbroglio, melee, mutiny, outbreak, outburst, revolt, revolution, skirmish, stir, struggle, tempest, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, uprising
Associated concepts: damage, flood damage

storm

(Rain), noun blizzard, cloudburst, cyclone, downpour, endless rain, gale, hailstorm, heavy showers, heavy winds, hurricane, moisture, precipitation, rainstorm, sheets of rain, snowstorm, storming, stormy winds, tempest, thundershower, thunderstorm, tornado, torrent, tropical rains, tropical storm, turbulence, twister, typhoon, whirlwind
Associated concepts: cyber storm, storm models, storm predicting, storm victims, storm water
See also: assail, assault, attack, barrage, bluster, cataclysm, commotion, demonstrate, furor, incursion, onset, pandemonium, passion, protest, strike, turmoil
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For the new assessment, MassDOT wanted to simulate important coastal storm processes and impacts at a more detailed level than the traditional bathtub approach could provide.
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Though there is still uncertainty over its exact course and timing, the new coastal storm could bring windy conditions with high winds in the range of 50 miles per hour, The times of India reported.
Task Force Hope asked the National Planning Center of Expertise for Coastal Storm Damage Reduction team to provide their review services, including a safety assurance review.
Healthy ecosystems provide a range of public services, too, such as water purification, greenhouse-gas absorption, and protection from coastal storm surges.
Serious threats from tropical activity include the flooding caused by extreme rainfall and coastal storm surges.
What will happen in the event of a catastrophic coastal storm or flooding event?
Through the use of cool colors, white accents and diagonal lines, Homer depicts the atmospheric effects of a coastal storm.
For instance, rather than building a similar earthen seawall across all of the estuaries in the rich coastal region of Zeeland in the southwest, the Dutch built mechanical seawalls that can be opened to allow relatively natural water flow, and closed in case of a strong coastal storm that threatens flooding.
Walsh today announced preparations underway ahead of the anticipated coastal storm and flooding that is expected to begin on Friday.
Many coastal and inland communities remained under water, either from coastal storm surge or overrun rivers and creeks.
Chan-hom has hit the east coast of China, close to Shanghai, on Saturday, giving damaging winds, torrential rain and a coastal storm surge.

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